rare earth minerals 20220522
Posted in Canada

First Canadian rare earth mine starts shipping concentrate from N.W.T.

Canada has begun supplying the world with minerals critical to a greener economy with the country’s first rare earth mine delivering concentrated ore. “Canada and…

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hernst laroche
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Local talent on new pro team look to fuel Montreal’s rise as a basketball city

Hernst Laroche has a lot of stamps on his passport. During his eight-year professional basketball career, the Montrealer has played in the Czech Republic, Tunisia,…

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del duca s platform announcement may 9
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Steven Del Duca vows he will win his riding, Doug Ford begs to differ

If there is one riding in the province the Ontario Liberals most desperately want to win on election night, it’s Vaughan-Woodbridge, where party leader Steven…

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jif recall
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Some Jif peanut butter products recalled in Canada due to potential salmonella risk

The makers of Jif peanut butter are urging Canadians to check their recent purchases as they issue a recall for some products due to potential…

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alpha college protest
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Hundreds of international students in limbo after Scarborough, Ont., college suspends spring enrolment

Hundreds of international students who paid a Scarborough college upwards of $15,000 in tuition say their enrolment has been unilaterally suspended — placing their study permits…

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killer whales
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Marineland bans lawyer, filmmaker and scientist among others from entering park

Marineland has banned a number of people from its premises, some of whom have never visited the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction, days before the…

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peggys cove
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Why there is no fencing, safety equipment or lifeguards at Peggys Cove

Shortly after the death of a 25-year-old man who was swept into the ocean at Peggys Cove in 2015, an eclectic group assembled to discuss…

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vandalized signs with marjorie knight and krystal brooks
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Ontario candidates confront racist slurs on signs, hate on campaign trail

Warning: Readers may find some of the content disturbing. Marjorie Knight used to knock on doors alone. This Ontario election, her campaign team has decided to always…

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quebec city tree fall storm rue bourdages
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Storm damages buildings, cuts power to thousands across Quebec

A fast-moving thunderstorm that blew through Quebec on Saturday damaged buildings, uprooted trees and led to the death of one woman when her boat capsized. Earlier…

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covid 19 daily features dec 1 2020
Posted in Canada

Rising costs force British Columbians on living, disability assistance to make tough choices

When Shauna Milne goes to the grocery store these days, she says she has to figure out ways to stretch her limited income to feed…

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